Fernando A. Romero, MD

Education, Certification, Hospital Affiliation

After receiving his BS from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dr. Romero graduated with a medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He completed his internship at Baylor College of Medicine and medical residency in ophthalmology at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston’s Robert Cizik Eye Clinic. After a four-year residency, he completed a one-year fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus training at UTMSH.

Dr. Romero is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a member of the American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus.

Dr. Romero has served as Chief of the Medical Staff three times in his career, once at Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital, and twice at Christus St. Catherine Hospital. He also served as chief of various medical staff committees for both hospitals, including chief of the Medical Ethics Committee for more than 6 years.

Community Involvement

Dr. Romero is a Katy ISD supporter working with the school district to provide treatment and medical eye care to underserved children.

For more than 20 years, Dr. Romero has been an active supporter of KISD sponsored fund-raisers and numerous area causes that directly benefit the Katy community. Additionally, he has been a supporter of El Fondo de Alivio a Niños Quemados (FANQ) translated as The Relief Fund for Burned Children. This humanitarian nonprofit organization helps children in Bolivia who are victims of severe burns.

Dr. Romero has also been a supporter of environmental causes including the Buffalo Bayou Partnership, the Galveston Bay Foundation and the Port Aransas Art Center.